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An old man rests his head on his hand; cherubs play in a room filled with mechanical instruments; representing mechanical philosophy (or 18th century physics). Stipple engraving by J. Chapman, 1816.

Chapman, J. active 1792-1823.
Date
13 April 1816

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view An old man rests his head on his hand; cherubs play in a room filled with mechanical instruments; representing mechanical philosophy (or 18th century physics). Stipple engraving by J. Chapman, 1816.

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Credit: An old man rests his head on his hand; cherubs play in a room filled with mechanical instruments; representing mechanical philosophy (or 18th century physics). Stipple engraving by J. Chapman, 1816. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

A coloured version of this print also housed in the collection shows stars in the black space on the right

Publication/Creation

London : G. Jones, 13 April 1816.

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving ; image 22.4 x 18 cm

Lettering

Mechanics. Chapman sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25677i

Language

  • English



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